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  • Govt continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its MSP from farmers

    Government is continuing to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at its Minimum Support Price from farmers as per its existing MSP Schemes as was done in previous seasons. The Paddy procurement for Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21 is going on smoothly in the procuring States and Union Territories of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Kerala […]

    Govt lifts all restrictions on export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers

    Government has lifted all restrictions on export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) in a notification said, the export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in container with dispenser pumps is free for export making export of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in any form or packaging freely exportable, with immediate effect.

    PM Modi pays tribute to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on the occasion of his Birth Anniversary today.  In a tweet, Mr. Modi said, the country can never forget the indelible contributions of Dr. Kalam both as a President and a Scientist towards national development. He said, the life journey of Dr. Kalam gives strength […]

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman stresses on need to balance health & economic objectives in recovery plans

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday participated in the Meeting of G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors under the Saudi Arabian Presidency through video conferencing. The Ministers and Governors of G-20 countries had gathered to discuss the current global economic outlook and G-20’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other G-20 Finance Track priorities […]

    Cabinet approves World Bank supported ‘STARS’ project to boost school education system

    The Union Cabinet has approved World Bank supported Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States -STARS project. The Project seeks to support States in developing, implementing, evaluating and improving interventions with direct linkages to improved education outcomes. Briefing media after the Cabinet meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the total project cost is […]

    Cinema halls, theatres, multiplexes to reopen across country from tomorrow

    Cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes in the country are reopening from tomorrow with only 50 per cent seating capacity.  However, exhibition of films will not be allowed in containment zones.  As per the Standard Operating Procedures issued by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, adequate physical distancing is to be maintained in the seating area inside […]

    Union Cabinet approves World Bank supported STARS project

    The Union Cabinet has  approved World Bank supported Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States -STARS project.  The Project seeks to support States in developing, implementing, evaluating and improving interventions with direct linkages to improved education outcomes.  Briefing media after the Cabinet meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that  the  total project cost is […]

    NTPC collaborates with cement manufacturers across country to supply fly ash

    NTPC Limited has started to collaborate with cement manufacturers across the country to supply fly ash as part of its endeavour to achieve 100 per cent utilization of the by-product produced during power generation. The power producer is leveraging Indian Railways’ sprawling network to transport fly ash in an economical and environment friendly manner. Power […]

    Chemicals & Fertilizers Minister Sadananda Gowda reviews performance of fertilizer PSUs

    Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister Sadananda Gowda today reviewed the performance of fertilizer Public Sector Undertakings, PSUs.  During the meeting, Mr Gowda asked CMDs of the PSUs to gear up for upcoming Rabi season, and ensure that farmers get fertilisers in adequate quantity in time.  He also directed them to chalk out a common strategy to encourage […]

    Govt invites proposals for installation of EV charging stations on major highways

    The Union Government has invited proposals for installation of charging stations from entities that intend to build and operate Electric Vehicles (EV) charging infrastructure on major highways and expressways in the country. The Department of Heavy Industries has floated an Expression of Interest for inviting proposals from government organizations, PSUs , state-owned DISCOMs, Oil PSUs […]